Cruising for Health Car Show May 2

Auto Events Calendar
By: Gold Country Motoring Staff
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The Cruising for Health Car Show is set for 10 a.m to 3 p.m. Saturday, May 2 at The Plaza, 1850 Grass Valley Highway, Auburn.
Proceeds from the event will benefit the American Cancer Society’s Relay for Life of Auburn.
Professionally managed by TRI Property Management, the show is open to all cars, trucks and motorcycles. Entry fees are $35 at the event. Goodie bags and free event T-shirts will be given to the first 100 vehicles registered.
To receive a registration form, or for more information, contact Albie or Janet Longueira at (916) 771-8938 or (530) 305-8235. You may also e-mail

Highway 40 Hot Rod Show hits Colfax

The fourth annual Highway 40 Spring Hot Rod Show will take place from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, May 16 in downtown Colfax.
The event is open to all cars and motorcycles pre-1970. Along with those vehicles, the show will honor Armed Forces Day by accepting vintage military vehicles. Proceeds from the event go to help Colfax Pride put on free events throughout the year, including the Cruise Into Colfax shows.
Pre-registration fees for the Highway 40 Spring Hot Rod Show are $15 by May 1, and $20 the day of. The show is limited to the first 100 vehicles, and the show is free to spectators.
For more information, contact Teri Murch at (530) 798-0215.

Auburn Cruise Nite turns 25 May 8

The 25th year of the Auburn Cruise Nite car show season kicks off from 5 to 9 p.m. Friday, May 8 on Lincoln Way in Downtown Auburn.
Auburn Cruise Nite is open to pre-1972 vehicles and admission is free to the public and classic vehicle owners. There will be street vendors, music and awards given out.

NOR-CAL Inliners meeting May 6

The NOR-CAL Inliners will be hosting an informal meeting from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, May 6 at the Pizza Factory, 5813 Horseshoe Bar Road, Loomis.
 NOR-CAL Inliners is a regional chapter of the Inliners International Club geared to enthusiasts of engines with inline configurations.
For more information, call chapter head Bud Luse at (916) 759-3098.

Great Western Tour takes off May 26

The Great Western Tour, sponsored by the Auburn Area Antique Automobile Association, will take place from May 26 to June 2.
The tour, open to vehicles 1966 and older, is eight days and seven nights and will cover approximately 2,450 miles through Nevada, Utah, Wyoming, Montana, Idaho and Oregon.
Participants will have overnight stops in Elko, Nev., Logan, Utah, West Yellowstone, Mont., Sun Valley, Idaho, Burns and Florence, Ore., and Fortuna, Calif.
As on previous tours, dinners and lodging is included in the entry fee, along with tour T-shirts and a breakfast on the morning of departure.
To reserve a space and to receive tour updates, a refundable $30 deposit is required.
For more information, call Ron Johnson at (530) 878-0407.

Gold Country Motoring welcomes submissions for the Auto Events Calendar — including car shows, rallies and swap meets. You may mail them to Gold Country Motoring, c/o Andrew DiLuccia, 1030 High Street, Auburn, CA 95604 or fax to (530) 887-1231. You may also e-mail submissions to